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Authors Articles by Connor Thomas, Editor-In-Chief '18

Connor Thomas, Editor-In-Chief '18

Connor Thomas, Editor-In-Chief '18
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A recovering powerlifter and lax bro, Connor is now the full-time Editor-in-Chief of The Roundup. He enjoys podcasts, coffee, and long walks on the beach. If you need to reach him, email him at 18327@jcpstudents.org or check the Starbucks across the street from Jesuit—he's probably there.
Dear Readers, “Why are you a journalist?” was the question of the hour at this year’s High School Journalism Day. Around 330 high schoolers had gathered in one of the ballrooms in the swanky new Statler Hotel downtown for the event. The Dallas Morning News was hosting us, and Grant Moise, The News’ publisher, was the speaker on stage who...
"I called him My Superman. And during his life, he personified the attributes of the Man of Steel."  Ruth Edmond, devoted wife of 53 years Jesuit's first black graduate Charles Edmond '58 passed into the embrace of God on April 12, 2018.  Battling Parkinsons Disease, he was 77.  He is survived by his wife Ruth, son Charles, daughter Jonna, and...
By all accounts, the varsity basketball team this year was phenomenal. They made history, they beat the number sixteen team in the country and they made it farther than any team before them. This season, they made it all the way to the regional championship before finally falling to South Garland. Along the way, they tallied up four memorable wins throughout...
In the weeks leading up to Jan. 23, tensions between The Roundup and the varsity football team were high. Twitter was ablaze. Everybody was talking about one thing, and one thing only: the 2018 Expository Bowl. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tn_0AlzoVu0 But, the football team saw to it that the football game would not be played in January, orchestrating an influenza outbreak in order to...
In preparation for tomorrow's Student Council Student Body President and Vice President Elections, The Roundup sat down with the candidates to see what they have in mind for Jesuit and why they believe they should be elected. Below is an interview with presidential candidate Matthew Mancillas '19 and vice presidential candidate Nelson Brown '19. Students will choose between them and...
In preparation for tomorrow's Student Council Student Body President and Vice President Elections, The Roundup sat down with the candidates to see what they have in mind for Jesuit and why they believe they should be elected. Below is an interview with presidential candidate Marco Marrero '19 and vice presidential candidate Reagan Ernst '19. Students will choose between them and...
Connor Thomas looks at why high school soccer players like Garrett Scott '18 who play at the highest level, the U.S. Soccer Development Academy, can't play for their high school. Listen and subscribe on iTunes, or visit us on the web at jesuitroundup.org.
Thursday marked the opening of the first-ever Bountiful Scholars Tournament, sponsored by The Roundup. According to the advertisement that was sent out for the tournament earlier this semester, "the tournament seeks to showcase the wit and literary interpretative powers of the contestants." For this first round, scholars must analyze Dr. Seuss' "Green Eggs and Ham" and debate its meaning in...

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